Originally posted on Goon's World  |  Last updated 3/19/12

I guess the New York Rangers didn't want to let the Boston Bruins beat them in Fighting Majors tonight, so they decided to have three to start the game off.

This was the opening face-off for tonight's game between the New York Rangers and the New Jersey Devils. That is a crazy way to start to a game, I haven't seen something like that for a very long time. Three fights by six different players fighting on the ice at one time. Former Golden Gopher's and current Rangers defenseman Stu Bickel broke the hockey code when he continued to hit Minnesota State University Mankato Mavericks forward Ryan Carter as he laid on the ice. Bryce Salvador got a 10 minute misconduct for trying to get Bickel off of Carter.

00:03 NJD Cam Janssen : Fighting (maj)  - 5  min 00:03 NYR Mike Rupp : Fighting (maj)  - 5  min 00:03 NJD Eric Boulton : Fighting (maj)  - 5  min 00:03 NJD Bryce Salvador : Misconduct (10 min)  - 0  min 00:03 NYR Stu Bickel : Fighting (maj)  - 5  min 00:03 NJD Ryan Carter : Fighting (maj)  - 5  min
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